So, what is a virus?

It can be complicated but I will try to give a simple explanation: Viruses are the most abundant “life” form on Earth, (alive or not?) They are billions, and billions of viral particles all over the world. Are they alive? Depends on location, outside of a cell its inert/dormant, so it can’t reproduce or produceContinue reading “So, what is a virus?”

Artificial neurons

Neurons, nerve cells, are the fundamental units of the brain and nervous system. Essentially they are the cells that transmit information throughout the body. There are different types of neurons: sensory, motor, interneurons…now we have artificial neurons. A team from the University of Bath, in U.K. ,used a combination of maths, computation and chip designContinue reading “Artificial neurons”